Definition for As

as, prep. [see as, adv.]

  1. Like; similarly; additionally; analogous to; parallel to; in common with; with the qualities of [used for similes and analogies.]
  2. Compared with; in comparison to; in the manner of.
  3. Phrase. “as well as”: with equal appropriateness.
  4. Phrase. “as well as”: in addition to; [polysemy] with equal affinity for.
  5. Phrase. “Such as”: like; for example.
  6. Phrase. “Late as this”: even now; up until today; in the present time.

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